Insureds Not Entitled To Double Recovery In Hurricane Ike Suit, 5th Circuit Affirms

(November 9, 2015, 11:39 AM EST) -- NEW ORLEANS — The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Nov. 6 affirmed a lower federal court’s ruling that Texas insureds are not entitled to additional building flood damage arising from Hurricane Ike but reversed the lower court’s finding that the insureds are owed $2,500 for damaged car parts (Brian Lowery, et al v. Fidelity National Property and Casualty Insurance Co., No. 14-40135, 5th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 19443).

(Opinion available. Document #51-151210-001Z.)

Wind, Flood Damage

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